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International Yoga Day celebrated at ICAR-Indian Institute of Millets Research, Hyderabad


The ICAR-IIMR (Millets) celebrated 5th international yoga day, “Festival of yoga and wellbeing” on 21 Jun 2019.With a view to adopt yoga in day to day life and with the theme of well-being and healthy life, competitions were conducted in music and quiz.
The target audience were farm women and men that do drudgery in farm operations so that they understand the benefits of yoga and adopt in their lives.
Quiz questions revolved around yogasana and the global role of India in yoga. Expert teachers in yoga, Mrs. Aruna and Dr Singa Rao were invited to teach and explain postures for farm staff as well as screen staff. They demonstrated the yoga exercises to the staff as per the CYP 2019. Eco friendly yoga indigenous accessories like yoga mat, yoga blocks and props were explained.
The program was attended by farm, office and lab staff. Later health snacks prepared from millets were served in bio-degradable and natural plates.

 

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